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Organic, Organic, Organic — What Does Organic Really Mean? [Infographic]

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Organic, Organic, Organic -- What Does Organic Really Mean?

The entire organic foods industry grew by 9.5% to reach $31.5 billion in 2011, with organic food sales representing 4.2% of all food sales in the US.1

It seems like everything is organic these days. It’s currently the en vogue thing in the diet industry, with Whole Foods, Fairway, and other health-focused grocery stores powering the organic bandwagon. It’s everywhere, and health addicts are eating it up at record levels. The entire organic foods industry grew by 9.5% to reach $31.5 billion in 2011, with organic food sales representing 4.2% of all food sales in the US.

Despite tremendous growth and popularity, most people don’t really know what organic means, why it’s so ridiculously expensive, which organic foods are worth the investment, and what the difference is between “100% organic,” “organic,” and “made with organic ingredients” on product labels.

Below are two infographics covering all things organic — the first charting 12 different foods you should be eating organic, the second explaining the ins-and-outs of the word organic, organic farming, labeling, and pricing.

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Source: http://www.toyourhealth.com/mpacms/tyh/article.php?id=1065

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References, Notes, Links

  1. Farm And Dairy — Organic food sales grew 4 percent in 2011; total organic market up 9 percent []

 

Bryan DiSanto

Bryan DiSanto

Founder & Editor-in-Chief at Lean It UP
ELLO ELLO I'm Bryan DiSanto. I'm the Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Lean It UP, a CPT/CSN/Fitness Coach, Chef trained at Le Cordon Bleu – Paris, NYU graduate, ex-fat kid, and all-around fitness junkie.

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